How grocery shopping in Hawaii is different than what you’re used to

The rumors are true - grocery shopping in Hawaii will shock you. You'll want to buy different things and you’ll notice a change in your grocery costs when you move to the islands. I remember this when I was grocery shopping at home, after not having been home for a year, and was shocked by

How grocery shopping in Hawaii is different than what you’re used to2019-02-12T08:08:01-10:00

My 2 Near-Death Bodyboarding Experiences in Oahu Hawaii’s Big Surf

I'm not a dangerous person. I don't consider myself a 'thrill seeker' by the usual definition. But, that said, I have had a few times that I've almost died while trying to enjoy this crazy thing called "Life". This is a post about two such near death experiences that happened in the Pacific ocean while

My 2 Near-Death Bodyboarding Experiences in Oahu Hawaii’s Big Surf2019-02-13T07:39:34-10:00

Amazing Experience: Snorkeling in Hanauma Bay, Oahu, Hawaii!

Snorkeling in Hanauma Bay, Oahu, Hawaii is one of my favorite life activities. The water is warm, clean, shallow and in many areas - safe. There is a natural coral reef that blocks large animals (sharks) from coming into the bay so it's safe for everyone. There are rental fins, masks and snorkels available at

Amazing Experience: Snorkeling in Hanauma Bay, Oahu, Hawaii!2019-02-11T06:42:13-10:00

What is the Magic About Living in Hawaii?

sunrise dream scape by paul bica is licensed under CC BY 2.0. Image may have been resized or cropped from original I felt my arms tingle with what can only be described as, pure magic, when I first got off the plane at Honolulu International Airport (HNL) on a very warm day in

What is the Magic About Living in Hawaii?2018-12-11T08:34:36-10:00

Big Island’s Volcano Eruption Effect on Oahu?

Looks like half a million people would die. Not from the lava. Not from the unbreathable air. The resulting tsunami that would occur when huge amounts of land fell off the wall of the volcano into the Pacific Ocean would devastate Oahu, not to mention Maui and the other islands. National Geographic did a 'what

Big Island’s Volcano Eruption Effect on Oahu?2019-02-15T08:45:10-10:00

68th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Attack

Sixty eight years ago the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor and killed many soldiers and civilians. Just remembering... Hawaii is an isolated place that is becoming an easier and easier place to reach with missiles, planes, whatever comes. I hope Hawaii stays safe over 2010!

68th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Attack2019-02-11T07:07:12-10:00

Hawaiian 12 Days of Christmas Carol

Maui blog had a video and paired up the lyrics with it for the Hawaiian 12 Days of Christmas carol that has been famous for about 5o years now. You know... Numbah One day of Christmas, my tutu give to me One mynah bird in one papaya tree. Numbah Two day of Christmas, my tutu

Hawaiian 12 Days of Christmas Carol2019-02-11T07:28:17-10:00

Awesome Hawaii Website Idea

This is my idea being played out by someone that is actually going through with it. Heh-heh. You know we all have ideas about doing things that we never get started on. Back in 2004 I was considering going to all the top locations on Oahu, Maui, Big Island and Kauai to shoot video, photos,

Awesome Hawaii Website Idea2016-04-10T18:17:44-10:00

Awesome Hawaii Videography: HawaiianOBrien.com

I'm subscribed to Dan's HawaiianOBrien.com Maui, Hawaii blog via RSS feed and was looking at some of the videos there this morning. I'm very impressed. If you want to get a good idea what a beach looks like in Maui or anywhere in Hawaii, it's hard to get the big picture from a photo or

Awesome Hawaii Videography: HawaiianOBrien.com2017-05-18T20:53:10-10:00

Hawaii 7 Days and Roundtrip Air for $468?

I got an email from Hawaiian Airlines the other day - will copy/paste it here. They are offering an amazing deal on a 7 day package with air from Los Angeles for just $468. Here's the email. If you have a Hawaiian Airlines frequent flyer membership - or sign up for one I'm sure you

Hawaii 7 Days and Roundtrip Air for $468?2016-04-10T18:14:13-10:00